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New York Writers Workshop: CREATING GRAPHIC NOVELS with Alissa Torres


April 8, 2014

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Creating Graphic Novels

Presenter:  Alissa Torres

Explore the powerful genre of the graphic novel.  Please bring a notebook (preferably unlined), and pens or pencils with erasers.

Alissa Torres is the author of AMERICAN WIDOW (art by Sungyoon Choi), a graphic novel memoir, about her experiences as a 9/11 widow and new mother. She has written many personal essays and articles for publications including  Her book was listed as a New York Times Editors’ Choice and was an award finalist for the 2008 Books for a Better Life - First Books Category.  She has served as judge for Random House Foundation, Inc. Creative Writing Competition and is a non-practicing attorney and with an M.A/ABD in Comparative Literature from New York University and a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan.

Mid-Manhattan Library, 1st floor, Room 101
Space is Limited. Online Registration required.
NEW YORK WRITERS WORKSHOP is an alliance of experienced, professional writers of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, plays and screenplays who live and teach in New York City. It is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve a growing community of aspiring writers with workshops that teach craft, foster creativity, and enable writers, no matter their background or experience, to achieve their full writing potential.
This program is FREE and subject to change or cancellation without notice. 

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  • Audience: Adults, 50+, Book Lovers, College & Graduate Students, Adults

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